clostridial diseases

Clostridial diseases

The clostridial family of bacteria are varied and cause a variety of diseases as a result. One common feature is the rapid progression to death, which follows with all the diseases, with the exception of tetanus and botulism, which can affect animals for a couple of weeks before they finally succomb. Below are some notes of the clostridial diseases which affect the farm animal species, along with descriptions and comments.

Blackleg (in cattle and sheep)

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